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    #1

    a most=?

    "In 1967, Trudeau was a most innovative justice minister,
    modernizing a Criminal Code so outmoded that it was positively
    criminal."

    So we can use the indefenite article with "most" to say "one of the most"?

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    #2

    Re: a most=?

    In this context, 'most' means 'very'.

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    Re: a most=?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "In 1967, Trudeau was a most innovative justice minister,
    modernizing a Criminal Code so outmoded that it was positively
    criminal."

    So we can use the indefenite article with "most" to say "one of the most" ?
    ♥♦♣♠ NOT A TEACHER ♥♦♣♠

    That most preceded by a means the same as very in that context.

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